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Departmental Overview University Health Services (UHS) serves the campus by providing comprehensive campus-based health center providing fully accredited primary medical care, counseling and psychological services and innovative health promotion programs for students, faculty and staff. The UHS provides on-campus medical and mental health care and coordinates off-campus care through a network of community specialists and hospitals. Departments serving students include general medical, specialty and urgent care clinics, counseling and psychological services, laboratory, pharmacy, physical therapy, radiology and health promotion. In addition, the UHS administers a major medical insurance plan, the Student Health Insurance Plan.
The Pharmacy Department at University Health Services provides pharmaceutical services to undergraduate and graduate students of UC Berkeley, other UHS eligible customers. The department also supplies the various clinics at the student health service with pharmaceuticals. In addition, the staff serves as a resource for drug information for students, faculty and staff. The department fills more than 55,000 prescriptions annually.
This position is full time and may include various shifts from our operating hours of Monday through Friday 8am - 7pm, Saturday (9am-6pm), or Sunday (11am-4pm) during the academic year.
Responsibilities COMPLETION OF PRESCRIPTION ORDERS
Receiving prescription orders/OTC orders from clinic clients
Entering prescription information into the computer
Removing the drug from stock, counting or preparing and placing the product into the container
Recording the drug's expiration date and affixing the label
Packaging, repackaging, and labeling of stock preparations
Requesting and accepting refill authorizations
Recording and processing refill requests on refill line
Orders and stocks department appropriately and in a cost effective manner
Checking in of supplies and medications and restocking of shelves
Accurately maintains purchase records including controlled drug purchases, interdepartmental, Prime vendor and manufacturer direct purchases
Knowledge and use of contract items including Novation contract and direct contracts.
Fills, prices and records floor stock orders for various clinics
Removes outdated medications in the pharmacy and from clinics as assigned
Must be able to lift at least 10lbs
Responds to requests from nursing and ancillary departments.
Able to prioritize job tasks based on client and department need
Rings in customer purchases, including electronic bank card transactions
Refers clients to pharmacist for counseling for all new and changed prescriptions
Answers telephone in a positive and polite manner, referring all professional questions to a pharmacist
Labels and bags prescriptions not picked up
Returns prescriptions to stock after 10 days
Current and valid registration with the State Board of Pharmacy as a Pharmacy Technician.
Knowledge of Federal and State laws applicable to Pharmacy practices.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Computer proficiency in standard office software and pharmacy modules.
Must be able to lift and carry up to 10 pounds.
Salary & Benefits For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:
How to Apply Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
Other Information Employment is contingent on successful completion of: Background Check, Acceptable Medical Evaluation that includes infectious disease surveillance and proof of current required vaccinations or immunity levels, and successful credentials verification (if applicable).
Conviction History Background This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.
Mandated Reporter This position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter required to report the observed or suspected abuse or neglect of children, dependent adults, or elders to designated law enforcement or social service agencies. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon completion of signed statements acknowledging the responsibilities of a Mandated Reporter.
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